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Originally called The Major BBS (or MajorBBS or just MBBS), Worldgroup is bulletin board software (BBS) developed between 1995 and 1999 by Galacticomm. It was bundled with a user client interface program named Worldgroup Manager for Microsoft Windows. Originally DOS-based, the last versions were available for Windows NT-based servers. Version 3.0 was released in 1997 which was the first 32-bit version of Worldgroup Server and was released for Windows NT. The DOS version was discontinued with version 3.1.

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  • 1986 : MajorBBS 1.0 — not released
  • 1986 : MajorBBS 2.0 — shareware
  • 1987 : MajorBBS 3.0 — commercial software
  • 1988 : MajorBBS 5.0
  • 1989 : MajorBBS 5.07
  • 1990 : MajorBBS 5.2
  • 1991 : MajorBBS 5.3 — includes Novell NetWare support
  • 1992 : MajorBBS 6.0 — included Phar Lap protected mode capability
  • 1993 : MajorBBS 6.1 — multilingual
  • 1994 : MajorBBS 6.25 — Internet Connection Option (ICO) TCP/IP
  • 1995 : Worldgroup 1.0 — introduced Microsoft Windows client
  • 1996 : Worldgroup 1.01 — maintenance release; first release compiled with Borland C++ V4.50
  • 1996 : Worldgroup 2.0 — included plug-in for Netscape Navigator
  • 1997 : Worldgroup 3.0 — first server version for 32-bit Windows NT
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